RE: Data Recovery



ptdd
07-10-2005, 02:40 AM
I suggest you use Partition Table Doctor to resolve your
problem.The software provides very useful functions:
Backup partition table, Restore partition table, Rebuild
partition table, undelete partition, Fix boot sector,
rebuild mbr,etc.

First thing I recommend you download the demo version of
Partition Table Doctor.( http://www.ptdd.com/download.htm )

Run the program and select "Rebuild Partition Table",
then choose "Interactive" mode.

See more: http://www.ptdd.com/recoverylostpartition.htm
http://www.ptdd.com/recoverdeletedpartition.htm
http://www.ptdd.com/partition-recovery.htm
http://www.ptdd.com
"TRANGO11" wrote:

> I am not sure this belongs here, but it seems to be the best fit.
> Please advise if I am wrong.
>
> I have a 40 gig laptop drive that originally was partitioned into two
> partitions 30gig NTFS and a 7 gig FAT32. I used convert to change the
> FAT32 to NTFS, and that was successful. I then used partition magic
> 8.0 to merge the two partitions together, and that failed. I
> completely lost the data on both partitions.
>
> I have used several tools to try to find the data, and have dumped the
> MBR and the partition records, and all seem to be messed up. I have
> scanned the disk, and the data is still there, but the MFT records are
> not correct. the current organization appears to have the full disk
> defined as partition C and it is overlapped at the end by partition D.
> I have found several programs that seem to say that they will recover
> my data, but from what I can see none is able to recover my folder
> structure. I obviously don’t want to rebuild 40 gigabytes of folders,
> so I would appreciate any input on what programs work best.
>
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